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Helmet (Suji Kabuto)

Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper, gold
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm); W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914
Accession Number:
14.100.143
Not on view
The gilt copper badge on the turnbacks of the neck guard is that of one of the Shiraishi family, who served the Daté, daimyo (lords) of Sendai.
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